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Volunteers


Melanesia


Annabel Norman

Annabel Norman

Annabel Norman is volunteering as Arts Federation Adviser to the Division of Media and Communication in Buka, Bougainville. She will complete her assignment in January 2016. View full profile


Andrea Dekrout (past volunteer)

Andrea Dekrout  (past volunteer)

Andrea Dekrout worked as a Research and Training Adviser at the Autonomous Bougainville Government's Division of Primary Industry. She completed her assignment in May 2011. View full profile


Bill Shields (Past volunteer)

Bill Shields (Past volunteer)

Bill Shields is a Management Adviser at the Division of Media and Communication, Buka, Bougainville. He completed his assignment in October 2013. View full profile


Cameron Griffiths (Past volunteer)

Cameron Griffiths (Past volunteer)

Cameron Griffiths worked as a Records Management Adviser to the Division of Media and Communication, based in Buka. Cameron was accompanied by his partner, Gema. His assignment finished in November in 2013. View full profile


Chris Leather (Past volunteer)

Chris Leather (Past volunteer)

Chris Leather was a World Vision/VSA volunteer working in Bougainville as a Grants Field Officer for World Vision PNG as part of the New Zealand and Regional Partnerships programme. She completed her assignment in October 2014. View full profile


Bob Macfarlane (Past volunteer)

Bob Macfarlane (Past volunteer)

Bob Macfarlane was a World Vision/VSA volunteer working as a Marketing Adviser for World Vision PNG in Arawa, Bougainville. Bob was accompanied by his wife, Tiki. He finished his assignment in August 2014. View full profile


Josh Brooks (Past volunteer)

Josh Brooks (Past volunteer)

Josh Brooks was a GIS/Survey Adviser working with the Autonomous Government of Bougainville. He completed his assignment in March 2013. View full profile


Nicola Fowlie (Past volunteer)

Nicola Fowlie (Past volunteer)

Nicola Fowlie worked for the Arawa Women’s Centre Lodge as Hospitality and Tourism Assistant, working to improve the Centre's level of service delivery through enhanced customer service and the effective use of a database. She completed her assignment in February 2013. View full profile


Norah Riddick (Past volunteer)

Norah Riddick (Past volunteer)

Norah Riddick worked as a physiotherapist working with Callan Services in Bougainville. She completed her assignment in December 2013. View full profile


Paul Bedggood (Past volunteer)

Paul Bedggood (Past volunteer)

Paul Bedggood volunteered as an Ecotourism Adviser to the Rotokas Ecotourism Group based in Wakunai, Bougainville. He finished his assignment in May 2015. View full profile


Philippa Robinson (Past volunteer)

Philippa Robinson (Past volunteer)

Philippa Robinson volunteered as Library Management Adviser at the Bougainville Heritage Foundation in Arawa. She completed her assignment in June 2014. View full profile


Pru Wellington (Past volunteer)

Pru Wellington (Past volunteer)

Pru Wellington is a Management Adviser at the Division of Community Development, Buka, Bougainville. She completes her assignment in October 2013. View full profile


Susan Hinkley (past volunteer)

Susan Hinkley (past volunteer)

Susan Hinkley worked as a Legal Adviser at the Nazerath Rehabilitation Centre in Bougainville. Susan was accompanied by her husband Tony. She completed her assignment in December 2010. View full profile


Viktoria Degerman (past volunteer)

Viktoria Degerman (past volunteer)

Viktoria Degerman worked as a School Counsellor at Hutjena Secondary School in Bougainville. She completed her assignment in July 2011. View full profile


Ann Green

Ann Green

Ann is volunteering as a Physiotherapy Trainer with the Arawa Health Centre. She is accompanied by her husband and fellow volunteer, Richard. They will return to New Zealand in January 2017.


Bryn Hickson Rowden

Bryn Hickson Rowden

Bryn is on UniVol assignment as a Tourism Project Assistant with the Department of Commerce, Directorate of Tourism based in Buka, Bougainville. He will complete his assignment in December 2015.


Liz Hicks

Liz Hicks

Liz Hicks is volunteering as the Rehabilitation Centre Management Adviser at the Nazareth Rehabilitation Programme in Chabai, Bougainville. She will finish her assignment June 2016. View full profile


Nimal Siripala

Nimal Siripala

Nimal is on a short-term volunteer assignment as Finance and Investment Adviser to the Autonomous Government of Bougainville, as part of the New Zealand and Regional Partnerships Programme. He will complete his assignment in October 2015.


Olivia Benton-Guy

Olivia Benton-Guy

Olivia is on UniVol assignment as Records Management and Archives Assistant for the Division of Media and Communication in Buka, Bougainville. She will complete her assignment in December 2015.


Richard Green

Richard Green

Richard is volunteering as an Engineering Adviser with Bougainville Earthworks Ltd in Arawa, Bougainville. He is accompanied by his wife and fellow volunteer, Ann. They will return to New Zealand in January 2017.


Richard Harris

Richard Harris

Richard is volunteering as a Management Adviser to the Division of Local Level Government, based in Buka, Bougainville. He will complete his assignment in March 2017, and is accompanied by his wife, Carole.


Jill Greenhalgh

Jill Greenhalgh

Jill Greenhalgh is volunteering as a Research/Information Adviser with the Farm Support Association based in Port Vila, Vanuatu. She will complete her assignment in June 2016. View full profile


Anna Ravendran (past volunteer)

Anna Ravendran (past volunteer)

Anna Ravendran was a Youth Worker on VSA's UniVol programme, working at Wan Smolbag, Vanuatu. She completed her assignment in December 2011. View full profile


Chris Smart (Past volunteer)

Chris Smart (Past volunteer)

Chris Smart was a Business Adviser at the Office of the Registrar of Cooperatives and Business Development Services. He completed his assignment in October 2013. View full profile


Christine Schmidli (Past volunteer)

Christine Schmidli (Past volunteer)

Christine Schmidli volunteered as a Curriculum and Training Adviser to the Anglican Church of Melanesia in Luganville, Santo. She was accompanied by her husband and fellow volunteer, Kurt. They finished their assignments in February 2015. View full profile


Dianne Hambrook (past volunteer)

Dianne Hambrook (past volunteer)

Dianne Hambrook was a Desktop Publisher and Graphic Design Adviser at Wan Smolbag Theatre, Vanuatu. She completed her assignment in March 2012. View full profile


Daria Romanos (Past volunteer)

Daria Romanos (Past volunteer)

Daria Romanos was on UniVol assignment as a Youth Worker at NCYC (Wan Smol Bag) in Luganville, Vanuatu. She completed her assignment in December 2015. View full profile


Don Miller (past volunteer)

Don Miller (past volunteer)

Don Miller worked as a Farm Support Association Assistant at the Farm Support Association in Vanuatu. Don was accompanied by his partner Helen who had recently completed a two year VSA assignment with Vanuatu Eli Jaelhud Asosiesen. He completed his assignment in December 2010. View full profile


Jade Boixo (Past volunteer)

Jade Boixo (Past volunteer)

Jade Boixo volunteered as a Learning and Development Support Officer working for Save the Children Australia in Port Vila, Vanuatu. She completed her assignment in February 2014. View full profile


Jane Rutledge (Past volunteer)

Jane Rutledge (Past volunteer)

Jane Rutledge was a World Vision/VSA volunteer working as a Marketing Adviser with World Vision Vanuatu as part of the New Zealand and Regional Partnerships programme. She completed her assignment in December 2013. View full profile


Karen Henry (Past volunteer)

Karen Henry (Past volunteer)

Karen Henry was a Tourism Business Adviser with the Department of Tourism, Vanuatu. She completed her assignment in May 2012. View full profile


Keith Hambrook (Past volunteer)

Keith Hambrook (Past volunteer)

Keith Hambrook was an Art Programme Adviser at the Department of Correctional Services, Vanuatu. He completed his assignment in June 2013. View full profile


Kurt Schmidli (Past volunteer)

Kurt Schmidli (Past volunteer)

Kurt Schmidli volunteered as Business and Marketing Adviser for the Anglican Church of Melanesia in Luganville, Santo. He was accompanied by his wife and fellow volunteer, Christine. They completed their assignments in February 2015. View full profile


Max Honey (Past volunteer)

Max Honey (Past volunteer)

Max Honey was on UniVol assignment as a Youth Worker with Northern Care Youth Clinic in Luganville. He completed his assignment in December 2013. View full profile


Simon Donald (Past volunteer)

Simon Donald (Past volunteer)

Simon Donald volunteered as a Disaster Communications Adviser for the National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) in Port Vila, Vanuatu. He completed his assignment in February 2014. View full profile


Steffen Gnatzy (Past volunteer)

Steffen Gnatzy (Past volunteer)

Steffen Gnatzy was a Business Adviser at the Office of the Registrar of Cooperatives and Business Development Services, based in Lakatoro, Malekula, Vanuatu. Steffen was accompanied by his wife, Dagmar. He completed his assignment in March 2015. View full profile


Vic Hewson (past volunteer)

Vic Hewson (past volunteer)

Vic Hewson was a School Managment Coach working with the Ministry of Education. He completed his assignment in March 2012. View full profile


Wayne Mills (Past volunteer)

Wayne Mills (Past volunteer)

Wayne Mills was a Systems Strengthening Officer in the State (Police) Prosecutions Department in Port Vila, Vanuatu. He was accompanied by his partner Mereana Mills who was also on assignment with VSA. Wayne completed his assignment in December 2013. View full profile


Amy van der Burg

Amy van der Burg

Amy is volunteering as a Programme Management Adviser with World Vision Vanuatu, based in Port Vila, Vanuatu, as part of the New Zealand and Regional Partnerships Programme. She is accompanied by her husband, David, and will complete her assignment in January 2017.


Brian Fredric

Brian Fredric

Brian is volunteering as a Research and Information Systems Adviser at Vanuatu Agricultural Research and Technical Centre in Santo, Vanuatu. He will complete his assignment in September 2015.


Claudia Guthrie-Oehlinger

Claudia Guthrie-Oehlinger

Claudia is volunteering as a Literacy Programme Adviser with the Anglican Church of Melanesia, based in Luganville, Vanuatu. She will complete her assignment in July 2017.


Dianne Hambrook

Dianne Hambrook

Dianne is volunteering as a Tourism Business Development Adviser (Southern Provinces) with the Department of Tourism in Vanuatu. She is accompanied by her husband and fellow volunteer, Keith. This assignment will conclude in June 2016.


Fiona Morris

Fiona Morris

Fiona is volunteering as the Markets for Change Communications and Monitoring Officer for UN Women, as part of the New Zealand and Regional Partnerships Programme. She is accompanied by her partner and fellow volunteer, Murray Lloyd. She will complete her assignment in May 2017.


Grace Savage

Grace Savage

Grace Savage is volunteering as a Grants Field Officer with World Vision Vanuatu as part of the New Zealand and Regional Partnerships programme. She will complete her assignment in February 2016.


Jane Wright

Jane Wright

Jane is volunteering as Tourism Business Development Adviser with the Department of Tourism in Lakatoro, Vanuatu. She is accompanied by her partner, Karlos Paisley. They will return to New Zealand in January 2016. View full profile


Janesha Bhana

Janesha Bhana

Janesha Bhana is volunteering as Clinical Support Coordinator to the Churches of Christ Medical Santo, Vanuatu. She will complete her assignment in February 2016.


Jeremy Thompson

Jeremy Thompson

Jeremy is volunteering as a Market Adviser to the Vanuatu Agricultural Research & Technical Centre (VARTC). He is accompanied by his wife, Louise. He will complete his assignment in July 2016.


Jim Bennie

Jim Bennie

Jim is a Business Management Adviser with Elwood J Euart Association, based in Luganville, Vanuatu. He will complete his assignment in August 2015.


Karlos Paisley

Karlos Paisley

Karlos Paisley is volunteering as an ICT Systems Utilisation Advisor for the Department of Tourism, based in Lakatoro in Malekula, Vanuatu. He will complete his assignment in January 2016. View full profile


Kate Burry

Kate Burry

Kate is on UniVol assignment as a Youth Worker with the Northern Care Youth Centre in Santo, Vanuatu. She will complete her assignment in December 2015.


Keith Hambrook

Keith Hambrook

Keith is volunteering as Arts Direction Adviser with Further Arts, based in Port Vila, Vanuatu. He is accompanied by his wife and fellow volunteer, Dianne. He will complete his assignment in April 2016.


Murray Lloyd

Murray Lloyd

Murray Lloyd is volunteering as a Photography and Video Trainer with Further Arts, based in Santo, Vanuatu. He is accompanied by his partner and fellow volunteer, Fiona Morris. He will complete his assignment in May 2017.


Nick Kalafatelis

Nick Kalafatelis

Nick is volunteering as a Tourism Marketing Adviser (Social Media) with the Vanuatu Tourism Office, based in Port Vila. He will complete his assignment in March 2016.


Simon Bloomberg

Simon Bloomberg

Simon is volunteering as a Geotechnical Adviser to the Department of Geology, Mines and Water Resources (DGMWR) in collaboration with the Secretariat of the Pacific Community, based in Vanuatu. He is part of the New Zealand and Regional Partnerships Programme and will complete his assignment...


Tony Bray

Tony Bray

Tony is volunteering as Information Systems Adviser with the Sanma Provincial Government Council, based in Santo, Vanuatu. He will complete his assignment in September 2015.


Wendy Griffin

Wendy Griffin

Wendy Griffin is volunteering as a Pre-school Assessment Adviser to the Vanuatu Ministry of Education, based in Port Vila, Vanuatu. She will complete her assignment in August 2016. View full profile


Arnold Hawkins

Arnold Hawkins

Arnold Hawkins is volunteering as a Building and Maintenance Adviser at the National Fisheries College, based in Kavieng, PNG. He will complete his assignment in February 2015. View full profile


Alison Holmes (Past volunteer)

Alison Holmes (Past volunteer)

Alison Holmes volunteered as Tertiary Education Adviser at the Kokopo Business College. She completed her assignment in February 2015. View full profile


Amanda Weaver (Past Volunteer)

Amanda Weaver (Past Volunteer)

Amanda Weaver is a Monitoring & Evaluation and Marketing Assistant at Kairak Vudal Resource and Training Centre (KVRTC), Papua New Guinea. She is on a UniVol assignment which finishes in December 2012. View full profile


Ant Rewcastle (past volunteer)

Ant Rewcastle (past volunteer)

Ant Rewcastle was an Eco-Forestry Adviser at Toimtop Bio-Cultural Conservation (TBCCD), Papua New Guinea. He completed his assignment in September 2012. View full profile


Bruce McPherson (Past volunteer)

Bruce McPherson (Past volunteer)

Bruce McPherson was a Finance and Management Adviser for Mahonia Na Dari, Papua New Guinea. He completed his assignment in February 2013. View full profile


Gabrielle Banks (Past volunteer)

Gabrielle Banks (Past volunteer)

Gabrielle Banks was on UniVol assignment as Early Intervention Assistant with Callan Disability Services in Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. She completed her assignment in December 2013. View full profile


Janna Candy (past volunteer)

Janna Candy (past volunteer)

Janna Candy was a Monitoring and Evaluation Adviser at the Kairak Vudal Resource and Training Centre, Papua New Guinea. She completed her assignment in December 2011. View full profile


Jenny Spencer (Past volunteer)

Jenny Spencer (Past volunteer)

Jenny Spencer worked as Human Resources Management Adviser for the Wide Bay Conservation Association in Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. She was accompanied by her husband and fellow volunteer, John. They returned to New Zealand in March 2014. View full profile


Jessica Bensemann (past volunteer)

Jessica Bensemann (past volunteer)

Jessica Bensemann volunteered as a Business Development Adviser working for Women and Youth in Agriculture, based in Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. She completed her assignment in September 2013. View full profile


John Spencer (Past volunteer)

John Spencer (Past volunteer)

John Spencer worked as File & Records Management Adviser for the Wide Bay Conservation Association in Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. He was accompanied by his wife and fellow volunteer, Jenny. They returned to New Zealand in March 2014. View full profile


Michelle Hitchcock (past volunteer)

Michelle Hitchcock (past volunteer)

Michelle Hitchcock was a Project Officer on VSA's UniVol programme, working at KVRTC, Papua New Guinea. She completed her assignment in December 2011. View full profile


Mike Stewart (Past volunteer)

Mike Stewart (Past volunteer)

Mike Stewart was a Teacher Trainer at the Vunapope International Primary School, Papua New Guinea. He completed his assignment in October 2013. View full profile


Rosie Paterson (Past volunteer)

Rosie Paterson (Past volunteer)

Rosie Paterson was on UniVol assignment as Projects Assistant for the Catholic Archdiocese of Rabaul in Kokopo, PNG. She completed her assignment in December 2013. View full profile


Susan Kelly (Past volunteer)

Susan Kelly (Past volunteer)

Susan Kelly was a Management and Administration Adviser at the Catholic Archdiocese of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea. She completed her assignment in December 2012. View full profile


Vernette Roberts (Past volunteer)

Vernette Roberts (Past volunteer)

Vernette Roberts volunteered as Management and Administration Adviser (Disabilities) with Callan Services in Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. She completed her assignment in August 2014. View full profile


Adrienne Gravatt

Adrienne Gravatt

Adrienne Gravatt is volunteering as a Project Management Adviser with the New Ireland Provincial Administration, Division of Planning and Policy, based in Kavieng. She will complete her assignment in March 2016.


Anne Bradbury

Anne Bradbury

Anne Bradbury is volunteering as a Town/Physical Planning Adviser with the New Ireland Provincial Administration, Division of Lands and Physical Planning, based in Kavieng. She will complete her assignment in March 2016.


David Jones

David Jones

David is volunteering as a doctor at St Mary's Hospital in Kokopo, PNG. He will complete his assignment in January 2016, and is accompanied by his wife, Jean.


Jo Clearwater

Jo Clearwater

Jo is volunteering as an Agribusiness Marketing Adviser with the East New Britain Women and Youth in Agriculture Cooperative Society Association. She will finish her assignment in January 2017.


Joe Dawson

Joe Dawson

Joe is volunteering as a Vocational Education Facilitator with the East New Britain Provincial Division of Education, based in Kokopo, PNG. He will complete his assignment in February 2016.


Laura Barnett

Laura Barnett

Laura is on UniVol assignment as a Student Peer Advocate Programme Assistant with Kabaleo Teachers Training College, based in Kokopo, PNG. She will complete her assignment in December 2015.


Lauren Hart

Lauren Hart

Lauren is a Telephone Counselling Adviser working with ChildFund Papua New Guinea, based in Port Moresby. She is part of the New Zealand and Regional Partnerships Programme and will complete her assignment in February 2016.


Phil Dolby

Phil Dolby

Phil Dolby is volunteering as Operations Management Adviser with the Catholic Archdiocese of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea. This is Phil's fifth assignment with VSA. He will complete his assignment in June 2015.


Rob Francis

Rob Francis

Rob Francis is volunteering as a Community Development Adviser with the Division of Community Development, based in Kavieng. He is accompanied by his partner, Marion Beintmann. They will return to New Zealand in May 2016.


Sam Mehrtens

Sam Mehrtens

Sam is on UniVol assignment as a Student Sport Programme Assistant with Kabaleo Teachers Training College, based in Kokopo, PNG. He will complete his assignment in December 2015.


Bruce McPherson

Bruce McPherson

Bruce McPherson is volunteering as a a Financial Adviser at the National Fisheries College of Papua New Guinea. He will complete his assignment in November 2015.


Les Dawson

Les Dawson

Les is volunteering as a Financial Management Adviser with the Isabel Education Authority in the Solomon Islands. He is accompanied by his wife and fellow volunteer, Kay. They will complete their assignments in September 2015. View full profile


Adele Cubitt (past volunteer)

Adele Cubitt worked as a Legal Adviser (Research) at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in the Solomon Islands. She completed her assignment in July 2011. View full profile


Bryce McGowan (Past volunteer)

Bryce McGowan (Past volunteer)

Bryce McGowan volunteered as a Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Adviser at World Vision Solomon Islands. He completed his assignment in May 2013. View full profile


Celia Burton (Past volunteer)

Celia Burton (Past volunteer)

Celia Burton was a Training Adviser at Kolombangara Forest Products Limited (KFPL) in the Solomon Islands. She completed her assignment in September 2012. View full profile


Gary King (Past volunteer)

Gary King (Past volunteer)

Gary King was a Management Adviser at ACMCA, SCA, and The Nature Conservancy in the Solomon Islands. He completed his assignment in August 2012. View full profile


Ken Lewis (Past volunteer)

Ken Lewis (Past volunteer)

Ken Lewis volunteered as Communications Adviser with The Nature Conservancy in Honiara, Solomon Islands. He will completed his assignment in September 2014. View full profile


Kylie Enoka (Past volunteer)

Kylie Enoka (Past volunteer)

Kylie Enoka was on UniVol assignment as Projects/Communications Assistant for the Young Women's Christian Association programme Sistas Savve in Honiara. She completed her assignment in December 2013. View full profile


Laurie Williams (Past volunteer)

Laurie Williams  (Past volunteer)

Laurie Williams was a Principal Adviser at the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development (MEHRD) at King George VI High School in the Solomon Islands. He returned to New Zealand in November 2012. View full profile


Melanie Phillips (Past volunteer)

Melanie Phillips (Past volunteer)

Melanie Phillips was a Legal Adviser at the Ministry of Provincial Government and Institutional Strengthening, Solomon Islands. She completed her assignment in May 2014. View full profile


Renee Yap (past volunteer)

Renee Yap (past volunteer)

Renee Yap worked as a Legal Adviser at the Ministry of Provincial Government and Institutional Strengthening in the Solomon Islands. She completed her assignment in August 2011. View full profile


Simon James (Past volunteer)

Simon James (Past volunteer)

Simon James was a Road Works Adviser at the Ministry of Infrastructure & Development in the Solomon Islands. He completed his assignment in February 2013. View full profile


Sophie Egden (Past volunteer)

Sophie Egden (Past volunteer)

Sophie Egden was a Legal Adviser at Temotu Provincial Government in the Solomon Islands. She completed her assignment in June 2012. View full profile


Steve Carter (Past volunteer)

Steve Carter (Past volunteer)

Steve Carter was an Education Authority Adviser at Makira Ulawa Provincial Education in the Solomon Islands. He completed his assignment in July 2012. View full profile


Ayako Ioroi

Ayako Ioroi

Ayako Ioroi is volunteering as Programme Coordinator (Ending Violence Against Women and Girls) with UN Women, as part of the New Zealand and Regional Partnerships programme. Her assignment will conclude in January 2016.


Elizabeth Rudd

Elizabeth Rudd

Elizabeth is on UniVol assignment as an Environment Officer with the Honiara City Council. She will complete her assignment in December 2015.


Elly Govers

Elly Govers

Elly is on a short-term assignment as Technical Assistant (Lecture Methods and Student Assessment) with the Solomon Islands National University. She will complete her assignment in August 2015.


Finbar Kiddle

Finbar Kiddle

Finbar is volunteering as Physical Planner to the Guadalcanal Provincial Government, based in Honiara, Solomon Islands. He is accompanied by his partner and fellow volunteer, Susan Rawles. He will complete his assignment in July 2017.


Fraser Sherson

Fraser Sherson

Fraser Sherson is on a short-term volunteer assignment as an Infrastructure Adviser with the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development, based in Honiara. He is part of the New Zealand and Regional Partnerships Programme and will complete his assignment in September 2015.


Gabrielle Chin

Gabrielle Chin

Gabrielle Chin is volunteering as a Legal Adviser with the Ministry of Provincial Government and Institutional Strengthening based in Buala, Solomon Islands. She will complete her assignment in August 2016.


Jacob Fleming

Jacob Fleming

Jacob is volunteering as a Tourism Adviser at the Ropiko Beach Resort, based in Western Province, Solomon Islands. He will complete his assignment in January 2016.


Jo Slater

Jo Slater

Jo Slater is volunteering as a School Nutrition Adviser with the Isabel Education Authority, based in Buala, Solomon Islands. She will complete her assignment in August 2015.


John Verry

John Verry

John Verry is volunteering as a Legal Adviser with Honiara City Council, as part of the New Zealand and Regional Partnerships Programme. He will complete his assignment in August 2016.


Kay Dawson

Kay Dawson

Kay is volunteering as an Education Authority Adviser with the Isabel Provincial Education Authority in the Solomon Islands. She is accompanied by her husband and fellow volunteer, Les. They will complete their assignments in September 2015. View full profile


Kylie Enoka

Kylie Enoka

Kylie Enoka is a World Vision/VSA volunteer working as a Grants Field Officer with World Vision Solomon Islands as part of the New Zealand and Regional Partnerships Programme. She will finish in July 2015


Margi Martin

Margi Martin

Margi is volunteering as an Education Adviser with World Vision’s Country Programme Office, based in Honiara. She is part of the New Zealand and Regional Partnerships Programme and is accompanied by her husband, Ken. They will returned to New Zealand in January 2017.


Marni Gilbert

Marni Gilbert

Marni Gilbert is volunteering as part of the New Zealand and Regional Partnerships programme. She is working as a Project and Communications Officer UN Women. She will complete her assignment in August 2015.


Sam Charlick

Sam Charlick

Sam Charlick is volunteering as an Infrastructure Adviser with the Solomon Islands Ministry of Education as part of the New Zealand and Regional Partnerships Programme. He will complete his assignment in December 2015.


Steven Smith

Steven Smith

Steven Smith is volunteering as Business Coach / Mentor to the Solomon Islands Small Business Enterprise. He will complete his assignment in October 2015.


Susan Rawles

Susan Rawles

Susan is volunteering as as Urban Planner with the Honiara City Council, Solomon Islands. She is accompanied by her partner and fellow volunteer, Finbar Kiddle. She will complete her assignment in July 2017.


Susan Sotheran

Susan Sotheran

Susan is volunteering as as a School Leader Mentor with the Choiseul Education Authority, based in Taro, Solomon Islands. She will complete her assignment in April 2016.


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Peter Blinkhorne

Peter Blinkhorne

Peter is on a short-term six-month assignment as Financial Planning Adviser to the Ministry of Education, based in Rarotonga, Cook Islands. He will complete his assignment in July 2015.


Linda Te Kowhai Ohia

Linda Te Kowhai Ohia

Linda is volunteering as Training Adviser (Tertiary Education) to the Ministry of Education, based in Rarotonga, Cook Islands. She will complete her assignment in January 2017.


Shifani Sood

Shifani Sood

Shifani is volunteering as an Urban Planning Advisor with the Ministry of Environment, Lands and Agriculture Development in Tarawa, Kiribati. She will return to New Zealand in September 2015. View full profile


Val Duthie (Past volunteer)

Val Duthie (Past volunteer)

Val Duthie was an English as a Second Language Trainer at the Marine Training Centre, Kiribati. She completed her assignment in May 2013. View full profile


Birnie Duthie (Past volunteer)

Birnie Duthie (Past volunteer)

Birnie Duthie was an English as a Second Language Trainer at the Marine Training Centre, Kiribati. He completed his assignment in May 2013. View full profile


Andrew Raven

Andrew Raven

Andrew is volunteering as a Psychologist Trainer with Te Meeria Mental Health, based in Tarawa, Kiribati. He will complete his assignment in February 2016.


Frances Hermann

Frances Hermann

Frances is volunteering as a Primary Teacher Mentor with the Kiribati Ministry of Education. She is accompanied by her husband and fellow volunteer, John. They will complete their assignments in February 2017.


John Hermann

John Hermann

John is volunteering as a Lands Surveyor Trainer with the Ministry of Environment, Lands and Agricultural Development. He is accompanied by his wife and fellow volunteer, Frances. They will return to New Zealand in February 2017.


Sue Marshall

Sue Marshall

Sue is volunteering as a Family Planning and Youth Sexual Reproductive Health Specialist with the Kiribati Family Health Association, based in Tarawa. She is part of the New Zealand and Regional Partnerships Programme and will complete her assignment in February 2016.


Achim Brinkmann (Past volunteer)

Achim Brinkmann (Past volunteer)

Achim Brinkmann worked as an Infrastructure Advisor with Farmers Samoa Incorporated. He was accompanied by his wife and fellow volunteer, Doris. They completed their assignments in November 2013. View full profile


Doris Brinkmann (Past volunteer)

Doris Brinkmann (Past volunteer)

Doris Brinkmann volunteered as Office Management Adviser with Farmers Samoa Inc. She was accompanied by her husband and fellow volunteer, Achim. They returned to New Zealand in November 2013. View full profile


Jacky Fuller (Past volunteer)

Jacky Fuller (Past volunteer)

Jacky Fuller was a Business Adviser (Adult Education) at SBEC, Samoa. She completed her assignment in April 2014. View full profile


Ken Wong (Past volunteer)

Ken Wong (Past volunteer)

Ken Wong worked as a Scientific Research Adviser with the Scientific Research Organisation of Samoa. He completed his assignment in November 2014. View full profile


Andrew Postles

Andrew Postles

Andy is volunteering as a Veterinarian Adviser with the Animal Protection Society based in Upolu, Samoa. He is accompanied by his wife, Johanna. They will return to New Zealand in February 2016.


Henrietta McNeill

Henrietta McNeill

Henrietta is volunteering as a Policy and Administration Adviser to the Samoa Association of Manufacturers and Exporters, based in Apia. She will complete her assignment in March 2016.


Jacob Stowers

Jacob Stowers

Jacob Stowers is volunteering as a Business Adviser (Adult Education) at the Small Business Enterprise Centre in Apia, Samoa. He will complete his assignment in November 2015.


John Marsh

John Marsh

John is volunteering as a Landscaping Adviser with the Samoa Tourism Authority, based in Apia. He will complete his assignment in January 2016.


Kate Kan-Shaw

Kate Kan-Shaw

Kate is on UniVol assignment as an Administration and Policy Assistant with Loto Taumafai Society for People with Disabilities, based in Samoa. She will complete her assignment in November 2015.


Kate Payne

Kate Payne

Kate is volunteering as a Tourism Adviser to the Samoa Hotels Association, based in Apia. She will complete her assignment in March 2017.


Kathryn Bilbe

Kathryn Bilbe

Kathryn is volunteering as a Special Education Adviser with Loto Taumafai Society for People with Disabilities, based in Apia, Samoa. She will complete her assignment in July 2017.


Maria Koch

Maria Koch

Maria Koch is volunteering as a Horticulture and Marketing Adviser with Poutasi Development Trust. She will complete her assignment in July 2016.


Seini (Jini) Petelo

Seini (Jini) Petelo

Jini is on UniVol assignment as an Event Support Officer with the Samoa Tourism Authority, based in Apia. She will complete her assignment in November 2015.


Sharyn Cant

Sharyn Cant

Sharyn Cant is volunteering as Marketing and Office Administrator with Lalomalava Development Trust, based in Savai'i, Samoa. She will complete her assignment in October 2015.


Tapu Tuisuga

Tapu Tuisuga

Tapu is volunteering as a Counselling Adviser with the Samoa Victim Support Group, based in Apia. He is accompanied by his partner, Sarah. He will complete his assignment in August 2015.


Fay Moorfield (past volunteer)

Fay Moorfield (past volunteer)

Fay Moorfield was on a short-term volunteering assignment as Marketing Adviser with the Tonga Business Enterprise Centre. She completed her assignment in August 2014. View full profile


Fiona Cleland (Past volunteer)

Fiona Cleland (Past volunteer)

Fiona Cleland volunteered as a Project and Office Management Adviser with the Ministry of Infrastructure in Nuku'alofa. She completed her assignment in May 2015. View full profile


Kerry Killorn

Kerry Killorn

Kerry is volunteering as a Veterinarian with the Ministry of Agriculture and Food, Forests and Fisheries, based in Tongatapu. He is accompanied by his partner, Gunver Fridell. He will complete his assignment in January 2017.


Lesley Young

Lesley Young

Lesley is volunteering as a Crisis Centre Adviser at the Women and Children Crisis Centre based in Nuku'alofa, Tonga. She will complete her assignment in September 2016.


Steve Hales

Steve Hales

Steve Hales is volunteering as a Marketing and Business Development Adviser with the Ministry of Commerce Tourism and Labour, based in Nuku'alofa, Tonga. He will complete his assignment in August 2017.


Louise Thornley

Louise Thornley

Louise Thornley is volunteering as Tobacco Control Policy Adviser with the Tokelau Department of Health. She is accompanied by her partner, Joe Wilson, and will complete her assignment in November 2015.


Asia


Ken Wong (past volunteer)

Ken Wong (past volunteer)

Ken Wong worked as a Science Faculty Adviser at the Royal University of Phnom Penh in Cambodia. He completed that assignment in September 2011. He is now on a new assignment in Samoa as a Scientific Research Adviser with the Scientific Research Organisation of Samoa... View full profile


David Lowe

David Lowe

David is volunteering as Mentor to the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Timor-Leste, based in Dili. He will complete his assignment in November 2016. View full profile


Amanda Patterson (past volunteer)

Amanda Patterson (past volunteer)

Amanda Patterson volunteered as a Programme Management Adviser with HAFOTI, based in Dili, Timor-Leste. She completed her assignment in June 2015. View full profile


Andrew Smith (past volunteer)

Andrew Smith (past volunteer)

Andrew Smith worked as a Database Development Trainer at BELUN in Timor-Leste. He completed his assignment in November 2012. View full profile


Dorothy Culloty (Past volunteer)

Dorothy Culloty (Past volunteer)

Dorothy Culloty worked as a Management Adviser for Movimento Cooperativo Economico-Agricola, an organisation working with farmers in Timor-Leste. She was accompanied by her husband, Kees Sprengers. They returned to New Zealand in December 2013. View full profile


Julia Sherriff (Past volunteer)

Julia Sherriff (Past volunteer)

Julia Sherriff worked as an Early Childhood Programme Adviser for ChildFund based in Dili. She completed her assignment in December 2014. View full profile


Julianne Sanders (Past volunteer)

Julianne Sanders (Past volunteer)

Julianne Sanders volunteered as a Strategic Development and Business Mentor for Fo Naroman in Timor-Leste. She completed her assignment in March 2015. View full profile


Lisa Vitasovich (Past Volunteer)

Lisa Vitasovich (Past Volunteer)

Lisa Vitasovich is a MYOB & Finance Systems Trainer at the Dili Institute of Technology, Timor-Leste. She completed her assignment in November 2012. View full profile


Tanya Wilkinson (Past volunteer)

Tanya Wilkinson (Past volunteer)

Tanya Wilkinson was a Marketing Adviser, working at Hamahon Feto Timor, Timor-Leste. She completed her assignment in September 2012. View full profile


Aubrey Kirkpatrick

Aubrey Kirkpatrick

Aubrey is volunteering as a Library Adviser to Centro Treinamentu Integral no Desenvolvimento Collegio in Baucau, Timor-Leste. She is accompanied by her partner, Ian Auld. They will return to New Zealand in September 2015. View full profile


Caroline Phillips

Caroline Phillips

Caroline Phillips is volunteering as Tourism Training Adviser with Sentru Treinamentu Vokasional Juventude (STVJ) Comoro. She will complete her assignment in October 2015.


Christine O’Gorman

Christine O’Gorman

Christine is volunteering as an Administration and Finance Adviser for Sentru Treinamentu Vokasional Juventude Comorro, based in Dili. She will complete her assignment in November 2015.


Del Bovill

Del Bovill

Delwyn (Del) Bovill is volunteering as a Resource Centre Management Adviser at The Xanana Gusmao Reading Room in Dili. She is accompanied by her husband, Tony. She will complete her assignment in August 2015.


Herman van Gessel

Herman van Gessel

Herman van Gessel is volunteering as a Finance Mentor with CC Business Solutions based in Dili, Timor-Leste. He will complete his assignment in July 2017.


Joris de Vocht

Joris de Vocht

Joris is volunteering as a Micro Business Adviser with Empreza Di'ak, based in Dili, Timor-Leste. He will complete his assignment in March 2016.


Joshua Brooks

Joshua Brooks

Joshua Brooks is volunteering as a Database Adviser with Belun in Dili. He will complete his assignment in October 2015.


Kahukura Bennett

Kahukura Bennett

Kahukura is on UniVol assignment as an Assistant Technician (Agriculture and Natural Resources) with World Vision Timor-Leste, based in Dili. She will complete her assignment in November 2015.


Maria Manaton

Maria Manaton

Marian Manaton is volunteering as Finance and Admin Adviser with Belun, based in Dili, Timor-Leste. She will complete her assignment in May 2016.


Sue Lancaster

Sue Lancaster

Sue is volunteering as Management Adviser at Ba Futuru, based in Dili, Timor-Leste. She is accompanied by her partner, Geoff Mein. They will return to New Zealand in March 2016.


Shelley Sutherland

Shelley Sutherland

Shelley is volunteering as Human Resource Development Manager at the Dili Institute of Technology. She will complete her assignment in January 2017.


Tennant Fenton

Tennant Fenton

Tennant Fenton is a World Vision/VSA volunteer working as a Marketing Adviser with World Vision Timor-Leste, as part of the New Zealand and Regional Partnerships programme. He will finish in September 2015.


Tim Ballagh

Tim Ballagh is volunteering as a Small Business Development Adviser with Many Hands International, based in Lospalos, Timor-Leste. He will complete his assignment in March 2016.


Trevor Gatland

Trevor Gatland

Trevor is volunteering as a Water and Sanitation Adviser with World Vision Timor-Leste, as part of the New Zealand and Regional Partnerships Programme. He is accompanied by his wife, Alison, and is based in Baucau, Timor-Leste.


Walter Lee

Walter Lee

Walter Lee is working as an English Language Adviser for the Dili Institute of Technology. He will complete his assignment in July 2015. View full profile


Ken McIntyre (past volunteer)

Ken McIntyre was an English Language Teacher at the Institute of Foreign Affairs. He completed his assignment in December 2010. View full profile


Africa


Anna Reid (past volunteer)

Anna Reid worked as a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer on VSA’s UniVol programme, working at Restless Development in South Africa. She completed her assignment in December 2010. View full profile


Victoria Gregory (past volunteer)

Victoria Gregory (past volunteer)

Victoria Gregory is a Community and Resource Centre Manager at Umtata Child Abuse Resource Centre in Mthatha, South Africa. Before leaving New Zealand she was working with Government agencies on a gender pay and employment equity project in Wellington. She completes her assignment in December... View full profile


Chandni Bedhesi (past volunteer)

Chandni Bedhesi (past volunteer)

Chandni Bedhesi worked as a Primary/Intermediate Teacher Trainer at the Kara Counselling and Training Trust in Zambia. She completed her assignment in August 2011. View full profile


Kusal Perera (past volunteer)

Kusal Perera (past volunteer)

Kusal Perera worked as a Marketing Development Adviser at Tanganyika Farmers Association in Tanzania. He completed his assignment in August 2011. View full profile


John Collie (past volunteer)

John Collie worked as a Farm Management Adviser at Leguruki/King’ori Education Centre in Tanzania. John was accompanied by his wife Sunja. He completed his assignment in October 2011. View full profile


Nicholas Latty (past volunteer)

Nicholas Latty worked as a Communication and Project Writing Adviser on VSA’s UniVol programme, working at Malezi AIDS Care Awareness Organisation in Tanzania. He completed his assignment in December 2010. View full profile


Anne Perera (Past volunteer)

Anne Perera was a Food and Nutrition Adviser at Small Industries Development Organisation (SIDO) in Tanzania. Before leaving New Zealand she was working as a Business Development and Compliance Manager with Fresh Direct based in Auckland. She completed her assignment in July 2012. View full profile


New Zealand and Regional Partnerships


Olivia Owen (past volunteer)

Olivia Owen (past volunteer)

Olivia Owen volunteered as Inter-agency Initiatives Coordinator with the UN Women Fiji Multi-Country Office. She was accompanied by her partner, Tim Noble. She completed her assignment in June 2015. View full profile


Alia Bloom

Alia Bloom

Alia is volunteering as the Ending Violence Against Women Programme Coordinator with UN Women as part of the New Zealand and Regional Partnerships Programme. She is based in Suva, Fiji, and will complete her assignment in May 2016.


Allanah Kidd

Allanah Kidd

Allanah Kidd is volunteering as a Climate Change Programme Officer with UN Women, as part of the New Zealand and Regional Partnerships Programme. She is based in Suva, Fiji, and will complete her assignment in May 2017.


Ellie van Baaren

Ellie van Baaren

Ellie van Baaren is volunteering as Regional Communications and Media Specialist with UN Women as part of our New Zealand and Regional Partnerships Programme. She is based in Fiji and will complete her assignment in March 2016. View full profile


Martin Child

Martin Child

Martin Child is a New Zealand and Regional Partnerships volunteer. He is the "Advancing Gender Justice in the Pacific" Programme Coordinator for the UN Women Pacific Sub-Regional Office in Fiji. He is accompanied by his wife, Amy. His assignment will end in July 2016.


Nicholas Hay

Nicholas Hay

Nick Hay is volunteering as a Coastal Fisheries Scientist with the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency, based in Nauru. He will complete his assignment in October 2015.


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